My name is JR Tashjian. I am 32 years old and live in Ballston Spa, NY, USA as a programmer. I write code for the web and the servers that run it.

I’m currently working at GoDaddy on the WordPress Experience team as a Software Engineer. I also contribute to the WordPress Core and Gutenberg Open Source projects.

Previously I worked at Automattic, creator’s of along with many other products focused on WordPress, then at 10up as a Web Engineer. Prior to that I worked at Packet Tide where I helped develop products for ExpressionEngineSafe Harbor, Polls, and Transcribe. Building web based products is what I do.

I started programming around the age of 11 first doing HTML/CSS and JavaScript, moving into Java shortly thereafter, and finally dabbling in PHP and MySQL. It wasn’t until 2008 that I landed my first job programming professionally. It’s been my passion ever since.

Feel free to contact me at any time if you’d like.

What I am working on

CurateWP – Gather your greatest content and help your readers discover it.

CurateWP brings content curation to WordPress websites. Read more about the launch on the blog.